iHeartMedia has announced the promotion of Tracey Baumgard to Market President of its Huntington WV cluster.
Baumgard has worked for the cluster in multiple positions since 1996 including in promotions, traffic, accounting, and sales. She most recently has served as General Sales Manager for the cluster. She takes the leadership role in the market that had been held by Mark Fuhrman as Area President. Fuhrman continues to oversee iHeart’s properties in Wheeling and Parkersburg.
iHeartMedia announced today that Tracey Baumgard has been named Market President for the Huntington market, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Huntington has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing more than six stations comprised of music, talk and news formats.
iHeartMedia has the leading consumer reach and influence across multiple platforms and delivers more live programming than any other media company. As Market President, Baumgard will work with the programming, business and sales teams for all station brands in Huntington to oversee on-air and digital programming as well as create new business and revenue opportunities. Baumgard will report to Tim McAleer, Region President for iHeartMedia Pittsburgh and West Virginia.
“I am extremely excited for Tracey to lead our Huntington market,” said McAleer. “Her extensive track record, combined with her strong leadership and knowledge on all aspects of the business make her a tremendous asset to our team.”
Baumgard is a media veteran and has been with the iHeartMedia Huntington market for 23 years. Throughout her career, she has held several positions including roles in traffic, accounting, promotions and events, marketing and sales. She most recently served as the General Sales Manager for iHeartMedia Huntington. She began her career at 103.3 TCR Country. “I’m thrilled to be leading the iHeartMedia Huntington team,” said Baumgard. “I look forward to motivating and collaborating with the programming, business and sales teams while helping to elevate the Huntington market to unmatched heights.”